Dev Ops Engineer (Contract)

Engineering - AMER United States Req.Num.: 19556

Contractor role, anticipated need for 12 months, could extend

Remote anywhere in contiguous US OK, must be able to align working hours with PST zone

Nutanix’s Developer Productivity team is responsible for enabling all of our developers to do their best work at Nutanix. We manage and maintain systems in Nutanix’s datacenter, as well as AWS and GCP, which provide our entire build and test environments, and related services. Our DevOps engineers work closely with product development, and work in both the infrastructure and software domains.  We prefer automation to interruptions, and infrastructure as code rather than sprawling.


Job responsibilities: 

  • Programming experience in one or more languages (ie python)
  • Linux systems administration experience
  • Automation experience (scripting)
  • Substantial experience with containerization, specifically docker
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes
  • Host level understanding of networking (TCP/IP)
  • Ability to understand existing APIs and produce automation that uses them
  • Significant cloud (AWS/GCP) experience, design patterns, limitations, and cost containment techniques
  • Experience with configuration management systems
  • Ability to implement effective monitoring and alerting

Additional desired skills are:

  • Experience with HAProxy configuration and setup
  • Experience with SQL query and PostgreSQL
  • Experience administering source code management systems (GitHub, Gerrit)
  • System administration experience - Linux.
  • Experience with BASH scripting
  • 2+ years of experience


Nutanix is an equal opportunity employer.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy is to provide fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Nutanix hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Nutanix believes that associates should be provided with a working environment that enables each associate to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.